King Island (Alaska)

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Region
Alaska

Local Time
15:06 26 Apr 2018

Coordinates
64.97625 N, -168.06455 W

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King Island (Alaska) is located in Bering Sea, west of mainland Alaska, also south of Wales AK and approx 64 km (40 ml) west of Cape Douglas.

King Island (Alaska)

  • The island has width of 1,6 km (1 ml) and features steep slopes on all shores. It was discovered in 1778 by James Cook (1728-1779, Royal Navy captain, explorer, cartographer) and named after James King, member of the Cook's party.
  • King Island is currently uninhabited, but was once home to nearly 200 Inupiat people (calling themselves Ukivokmuit), living in the island's only village Ukivok. By 1970, all the islanders were moved to mainland Alaska.
  • Locals used to spend the summers engaging in hunting - on the island, as well as on the mainland near Nome Alaska. The winters they spent in other activities, mainly hunting (seals, walruses), ice fishing, crab fishing, bird eggs gathering. After Nome's establishment, the King Island's ingabitants started selling carvings to its residents during the summer.

Highlights: The abondoned stilt village of Utivok

Port King Island cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from King Island, Alaska. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

Day Ship Arrival Departure Next Port of Call
15 September, 2019
Sunday
Compagnie du Ponant Cruises cruise lineL'Austral Nome, Alaska
17 September, 2019
Tuesday
Compagnie du Ponant Cruises cruise lineL'Austral Saint Paul Island, Alaska
21 September, 2019
Saturday
Compagnie du Ponant Cruises cruise lineLe Boreal Provideniya, Chukotka, Russia

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